Translation of enchufar in English:

enchufar

vt

  • 2 [familiar/colloquial] [persona] enchufó a su hermano en la empresa he fixed o/or set his brother up with a job in the company [familiar/colloquial], he used his influence o/or he pulled some strings to get his brother a job in the company no consiguió el puesto por méritos, lo enchufaron he didn't get the job on merit, he pulled some strings [familiar/colloquial]

enchufarse v pron

  • 2 (España/Spain) [familiar/colloquial] (en puesto) se ha enchufado en el Ministerio he's got a job in the Ministry thanks to his connections

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